Company Birthdays

Company Birthdays

Donuts for the debut, bagels for your birthday: If colleagues decide to throw a birthday party for a co-worker, I like to be there. Unfortunately, I have had to skip some as of late, because decided to go vegan. Still it was a real surprise when one of my colleague Laura baked vegan muffins especially for me … ! My colleague Laura recently came back to work after maturity leave and baked muffins for all of us. Including vegan muffins…

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GoT Music?

GoT Music?

The German-Iranian film composer Ramin Djawadi has composed the score for Hollywood blockbusters such as "Iron Man" and "Battle of the Titans." Yet, he is famous for the score of "Game of Thrones." At his Santa Monica studio, he's working on the final season of the fantasy series: "I looked at it first, as any viewer would for the first time, and I had my emotional 'up and down.' While watching the series, I immediately reflected on how I would…

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Be Natural

Be Natural

The documentary "Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché" premieres in Holywood. Jodie Foster leads as a narrator through the life story of pioneer Alice Guy-Blaché, who, around the turn of the 20th century, became the first director in the world to capture stories on film. Producer Pamela Green who directed the documentary said: "As for Hollywood and the women's rate of four percent and the lack of female directors, well, they're there. They just need more opportunities. With…

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Banana Buttermilk Mango Smoothy

Banana Buttermilk Mango Smoothy

Wow, I know that it sounds like it is going to be super heavy. And it is heavier than a lot of milkshakes that I have drank, but it is worth every calorie. The texture that the buttermilk adds is simply incredible. I really don't know how else to describe it, but it tastes like it sounds. The banana and the mango go really well together and they just keep adding to the flavors, while the buttermilk blends it all…

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Saying Goodbye to My Trusty Steed

Saying Goodbye to My Trusty Steed

Changing cars for some is a difficult task. I am one of those people. If you use something on a daily basis it becomes a part of your life. No matter how unsentimental you want to be, it is there and you have to acknowledge it in some fashion. My car holds that status in my life. And I am in the process of looking for a new one. The thought of exchanging something that has been there reliably for…

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Goodreads for Good Times

Goodreads for Good Times

I would be interested to know if you are taking part in the Goodreads Reading Challenge, and if so, what you have set out for a goal? I never really have a lot of luck with the reading challenges. The reason I fail is because time is short and I end up miss hitting my goals. Or I find the material which was select lacking and since I have so little time I end up picking something up entirely different….

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Eyebrow Odyssey

Eyebrow Odyssey

After my post on unruly eyebrows I got a number of different responses, some were helpful others I have tried, yet they were all very educational. What I learned that, while not many people seem to have it only on one side, it isn't at all that uncommon, and it happens with all hair types. In general most people seem to get by with something like NYX eyebrow shaper. And while it certainly works well for some of the most…

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Unruly – Renegade Eyebrows

Unruly – Renegade Eyebrows

You can see the chaos when you first meet me. No matter what you see, one of the first things that you will notice are my unruly eyebrows. Here is the thing I have naturally curly hair which means that all of my hair tends to curl. Not just my head hair, though I would actually like it to be even curlier than it is now. But my eyebrows are the real source of my anxiety. I'm not sure if…

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